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Talbalba wins Silver Medal in the 2014 Sydney Royal Beef Challenge.

Talbalba entered 2 pens in this year’s Sydney Royal Beef Challenge Feedlot Trial with pleasing results. Our export pen was placed 1st in the Taste Test section and won a Silver Medal overall in the Taste Test. Our Domestic Individual, from the Domestic pen, was awarded 2nd place in the Carcase Judge section. Herefords featured strongly in the Taste Test section …

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Bulls fed silage for the first time as drought minimizes summer pasture with excellent results.

Silage has been trialled for the first time on our sale bulls due to poor Summer pasture growth during the prolonged drought of 2013/2014 with excellent results in terms of weight gain and overall  health. Feeding silage enables us to retain our pasture fed status without having to resort to grain in order to prepare bulls for sale.With last years leafy green …

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2013 Bull Sale Report

On 12th September, 2013, Talbalba bulls sold to $28,000 to average $6,091 with an 85% clearance. Top price was paid by fourth generation Hereford breeders Ross and Marcia Dawson, Spottswood Grazing co, Moura. They bought Talbalba Abductor for $28,000, a 1060 kg son of Bowmont Storm C115 with an impressive EMA of 136 sq cm and a tremendous hindquarter. The …

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Talbalba Genetics – Perfectly Suited to the Australian Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System

Talbalba Genetics are perfectly suited to the new Australian Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System (PCAS). Our bulls have been selected for their ability to finish off pasture for many years. They are run in large contemporary groups in the paddock on natural and improved pastures in Summer and forage oats in Winter. ‘In another historic first’, Teys Australia’s northern and southern …

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Target the EU for More Dollars

Since the new grain-fed quota was introduced, Australian beef sales to the EU have increased by 63 per cent from 2009-10 to 2011-12. Mr Strong – who previously worked as Meat and Livestock Australia’s European retail manager in Brussels – said the value of that increase was over $40 million. “Grain-fed beef sales rose from 299t in 2009-10 to 4793t …

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